PassTime appoints new CEO & president

BHPH Report Staff

A little more than two months following the passing of co-founder and chief executive officer Stan Schwarz, PassTime on Monday announced it has named Jeffrey “Jake” Frank as chairman and CEO of the GPS device company. Additionally, the company has appointed Chris Macheca as president in addition to remaining... Read More

BHPH Report Staff

Alternative credit data provider FactorTrust and 700Credit, which offers credit reports, compliance solutions and prescreen products, finalized an alliance this week to provide buy-here, pay-here dealers with access to alternative credit information for potential customers who have thin credit files or are... Read More

Bankruptcy filings drop again in April

BHPH Report Staff

The American Bankruptcy Institute reported that total U.S. bankruptcy filings fell nearly 4 percent year-over-year in April. According to data provided by Epiq Systems, bankruptcy filings totaled 67,670 in April, down 3.96 percent from the 70,457 filings reported in April of last year. The 64,323 total noncommercial... Read More

Nick Zulovich, Senior Editor

Buy-here, pay-here dealers probably often want to get into the wallets of their customers. Not necessarily in a creepy and illegal way, but rather to ensure the individual makes payments and remains current on their installment contract. Well, with a new platform set to make a major launch into the BHPH space this... Read More

PassTime & QuotePro Kiosk finish software project

BHPH Report Staff

GPS-based technology provider PassTime recently completed a software integration project with QuotePro Kiosk, a payment solution for independent and buy-here, pay-here dealers The companies highlighted that customers utilizing both QuotePro Kiosks and PassTime GPS solutions will now be able to perform a variety of... Read More

SecureClose integrates with Auto Master Systems

BHPH Report Staff

SecureClose, a digital transaction management platform that can help dealers bring consistency to the F&I office through compliant e-closings, recently announced its integration with Auto Master Systems, a dealer management system (DMS) serving 500 buy-here, pay-here dealers and independent finance companies across the... Read More

Nick Zulovich, Senior Editor

Service and technology providers are coming to this year’s annual gathering hosted by the National Alliance of Buy-Here, Pay-Here Dealers armed with products that Ken Shilson insisted are brand new and can help operators of all sizes immediately. Shilson highlighted more than a dozen different companies are... Read More

NABD’s Shilson discusses succession plan

BHPH Report Staff

Ken Shilson and the National Alliance of Buy-Here, Pay-Here Dealers have been included in the same breath for decades. In a letter to NABD members obtained by BHPH Report on Monday, Shilson acknowledged that change is coming. Ahead of NABD’s 19th annual National Conference, Shilson shared an update on how the... Read More